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2008 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

The 2008 Arizona State Sun Devils football team represented Arizona State University in the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They played their home games at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.[1]

2008 Arizona State Sun Devils football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
2008 record5–7 (4–5 Pac-10)
Head coachDennis Erickson
Offensive coordinatorRich Olson
Defensive coordinatorCraig Bray
CaptainRudy Carpenter
CaptainTroy Nolan
Home stadiumSun Devil Stadium
(Capacity: 71,706)
Uniform
Pac-10-Uniform-ASU-2008.png
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 USC $   8 1         12 1  
No. 10 Oregon   7 2         10 3  
No. 19 Oregon State   7 2         9 4  
California   6 3         9 4  
Arizona   5 4         8 5  
Arizona State   4 5         5 7  
Stanford   4 5         5 7  
UCLA   3 6         4 8  
Washington State   1 8         2 11  
Washington   0 9         0 12  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

After the loss to Arizona in the Territorial Cup Arizona State did qualify for a bowl game for the first time since the 2003 season.

Contents

Before the seasonEdit

RecruitingEdit

See {{College Athlete Recruit Start}}.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 PMNorthern Arizona*No. 16FSNAZW 30–1362,707
September 67:00 PMStanfordNo. 14
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
FSNAZW 41–1759,441
September 137:00 PMUNLV*No. 13
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
FSNAZL 20–2359,852
September 205:00 PMNo. 3 Georgia*
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
ABCL 10–2771,706
October 412:30 PMat CaliforniaABCL 14–2458,302
October 1112:30 PMat No. 8 USCABCL 0–2884,956
October 257:00 PMOregon
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
L 20–5469,406
November 17:15 PMat Oregon StateFSNL 25–2744,109
November 85:00 PMat WashingtonFSNAZW 39–1957,013
November 153:30 PMWashington State 
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
W 31–061,490
November 287:30 PMUCLA
  • Sun Devil Stadium
  • Tempe, AZ
ESPN2W 34–961,005
December 66:00 PMat Arizona
ESPNL 10–3158,704
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

[2]

RosterEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Game summariesEdit

Northern ArizonaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Northern Arizona 0 0 3 10 13
ASU 10 17 3 0 30

StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Stanford 7 3 7 0 17
ASU 3 17 7 14 41

UNLVEdit

1 2 3 4OT Total
UNLV 0 10 0 103 23
ASU 3 10 7 00 20

GeorgiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Georgia 0 21 3 3 27
ASU 0 3 7 0 10

CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 0 7 7 0 14
California 10 7 7 0 24

USCEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 0 0 0 0 0
USC 7 14 0 7 28

OregonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Oregon 13 10 21 10 54
ASU 0 6 7 7 20

Oregon StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 3 3 10 9 25
Oregon State 7 0 10 10 27

WashingtonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 3 13 7 16 39
Washington 3 10 6 0 19

Washington StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Washington State 0 0 0 0 0
ASU 0 10 14 7 31

UCLAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
UCLA 3 3 3 0 9
ASU 0 14 3 17 34

ArizonaEdit

Territorial Cup: Arizona State Sun Devils (5–5) at Arizona Wildcats (5–5)
1 2 34Total
Arizona St 0 10 0010
Arizona 7 0 21331

at Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona

  • Date: December 6
  • Game time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Game weather: Mostly clear • 65 °F (18 °C) • Wind 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h; 4.3 kn) N
  • Game attendance: 58,704
  • Referee: Jack Wood
  • TV: ESPN
  • Box Score

RankingsEdit

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP 15 15 15 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Coaches 16 14 13 24 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Harris Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

StatisticsEdit

TeamEdit

Team Opp
Scoring    
  Points per Game    
First Downs    
  Rushing    
  Passing    
  Penalty    
Total Offense    
  Avg per Play    
  Avg per Game    
Fumbles-Lost    
Penalties-Yards    
  Avg per Game    
Team Opp
Punts-Yards    
  Avg per Punt    
Time of Possession/Game    
3rd Down Conversions    
4th Down Conversions    
Touchdowns Scored    
Field Goals-Attempts-Long    
PAT-Attempts    
Attendance    
  Games/Avg per Game    

Scores by quarterEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
ASU 0
Opponents 0

OffenseEdit

RushingEdit

Name GP-GS Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
TEAM                  
Total                  
Opponents                  

PassingEdit

Name GP-GS Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G
                   
                   
TEAM                  
                   
Total                  
Opponents                  

ReceivingEdit

Name GP-GS No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
Total                  
Opponents                  

DefenseEdit

Name GP Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Interceptions Fumbles Blkd
Kick
Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds BrUp QBH No.-Yds Avg TD Long Rcv-Yds FF
Total

Special teamsEdit

Name Punting Kickoffs
No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd No. Yds Avg TB OB
Total
Name Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Yds Avg TD Long No. Yds Avg TD Long
Total

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ESPN
  2. ^ "2008 Schedule". Archived from the original on 2008-03-06. Retrieved 2008-02-21.